Scarlet Fever

Etiology

  • Assoc w/Grp A, Beta Hemolytic Strep

Symptoms

  • Acute
  • Fever
  • Pain
  • Absence of cough
  • Non-puritic erythematous skin erruption

Physical Exam Findings

  • Exudate & reddness, palpable LN, palatal petechiae
  • Sometimes scarletina rash→ erythematous, macular, starts on neck, underarms, groin→ spreads and develops papules/sandpaper-like feel

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